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The Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

Discover sparkling stories and illuminating art in brilliant books by BC authors and illustrators.

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BC writers and illustrators connect literary and artistic communities and partner with educators to inspire kids and teens!

CWILL BC– the Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

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We bring books to life!

"I love having illustrators visit our school and our students are absolutely mesmerized by them. Illustrations are what bring a book alive... Every year I try and have at least one illustrator visit our school... It has always been a very memorable visit."

- Julie Desmarais
Blueridge Elementary (North Vancouver)
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If you're a published author or illustrator, consider joining CWILL BC. You'll meet creative, like-minded individuals and become part of an organization that actively promotes itself—and the cause of literacy—across a variety of media and through special events.

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Latest News

4/28/2018 11:39:31 PM
Kathryn Shoemaker and Irene N. Watts have won a second award for their graphic novel Seeking Refuge, published by Tradewind Books. The book has won in the category of “Children & Youth” for the Jonathan & Heather Berkowitz Prize. ​Seeking Refuge … Continue reading
4/17/2018 6:16:04 PM
Please join Tiffany Stone as she celebrates the launch of her brand-new picture book, Tree Song, published by Annick Press! When: Friday, April 20th, 2018, 7-9 pm Where: Christianne’s Lyceum of Literature and Art 3696 West 8th Avenue (at Alma) … Continue reading
3/19/2018 6:17:56 PM
Growing up in Villaguay, Argentina, Silvana Goldemberg was surrounded by reading, writing, love and humour. Not only did her grandfather tell fun stories and her mother read books to the gathered family, but late into the night, Silvana could hear … Continue reading
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